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Risk Appetite Report

Feb 24 2020

Significant Shift in Risk Appetite

ERCOT and NYISO buyers are back above 20% in their risk appetite ratio. Decision-makers in these two regions increased their pricing requests for index/flex solutions relative to fixed prices to nearly double that of NEPOOL and PJM. Read more

Feb 10 2020

Risk Appetite Repeat: This Week Mirrors Last

The appetite for risk across markets served by ENGIE was nearly a mirror image this week compared to the prior week. NYISO and ERCOT continue to show a double-digit ratio of interest in index/flex products while NEPOOL and PJM show half as much interest and a greater preference for fixed price. Read more

Feb 04 2020

NYISO Lone News Maker in Weekly Risk Report

Buyers in NYISO made the only significant move this week regarding risk appetite. This subset of end users decreased their interest in flex/index products by 7% in favor of fixed price offerings. Read more

Jan 21 2020

Risk Appetite Drops in Three Markets

The new year has started on a low risk diet. Buyers in NYISO, ERCOT and PJM have reduced their interest in index/flex products. The ratio of risk in NEPOOL increased week-over-week. Read more

Dec 30 2019

NYISO, ERCOT Buyers Switch Risk Profiles

Buyers in Texas and NYISO switched positions this week in terms of risk appetites. ERCOT buyers reduced their risk appetite for the second consecutive week while NYISO buyers showed an increase. NEPOOL and PJM showed little to no change. Read more

Dec 18 2019

ERCOT Risk Appetite Jumps

Buyers in Texas took a mild walk on the wild side this week as they increased their appetite in flex/index products to 20%, nearly double the ratio of PJM. NEPOOL and NYISO showed little to no change. Read more

Dec 02 2019

NYISO Buyers Turn Back to Fixed

After two weeks of leading the power-buying pack in terms of risk appetite, NYISO buyers decreased their interest in index/flex solutions with a considerable move to fixed price solutions. ERCOT customers made a similar yet less dramatic move. Read more